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Management of Tourism Destinations, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 9 months
University rank #501 (WUR) Tarragona, Spain
The Masters Course in the Management of Tourism Destinations programme at Universitat Rovira i Virgili specifically aims at capacitation, innovation and leadership in the competitive and sustainable development of tourism, based on the recognition of its economic, social and cultural complexity and importance.
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The study programme of this Masters Course in the Management of Tourism Destinations at Universitat Rovira i Virgili  thus covers conceptual, analytical and critical knowledge on the management, planning and governance of destinations, and their promotion and communication involving the main trends that define the present and future evolution of leisure and mobility in their productive and entrepreneurial dimension as well as social phenomena.

Graduates in the University master's degree in Management of Tourism Destinations are capable of working in:

Field 1:

  • Planner and Strategic Manager of Tourist Destinations
  • Manager of Destinations
  • Manager of Destination Development and Quality Plans
  • Director of Destination Programmes
  • Technician for Tourism Planning

Field 2:

  • Corporate Director of Organisations
  • Manager of Non-Profit Organisations in Tourism
  • Director of Business Tourism Group (hotel chain, intermediation, leisure corporations,...)
  • Director of Tourism Company
  • Director of Tourism Division in a Business Group

Field 3:

  • Director of Tourism Product
  • Manager of Specific Products
  • Technician for Tourism Product Development

Field 4:

  • Operational Director
  • Director of Information, Promotion and Tourism Commercialisation
  • Director of Product in an Organisation
  • Director of Management Areas

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Experience Design 
  • Value Chain Management Governance, Stakeholders and Community 
  • Involvement in Destinations 
  • Economic Impacts of Tourism 
  • Destination Management Systems and Organizations 
  • Work Placement 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 9 months
    • Average part-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Spanish
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Specific documentation

As well as the compulsory general documentation required for pre-enrolment in the programme, you can also submit:

  • Proof of work experience in the ambit of tourism.
  • Proof of English level superior to that required (B.2).
  • Proof of additional training related to the content of the master's degree (courses, seminars or other training activities).
  • Proof of eelevant stays abroad of a minimum of 12 weeks in English-speaking countries (for Spanish speakers) or Spanish-speaking countries (for non-Spanish speakers).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3132 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3132 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2913 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2913 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.
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Living costs for Tarragona

  • 580 - 960 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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